18 January

Emma’s Autumn Amble Wins Art Competition

Childminding Ireland’s Art Competition saw a fantastic variety of children’s art work ranging from cute penguins and dramatic mountain scenes to hand drawn portraits of Harry Potter and first finger …

21 October

Art Competition 2020

Calling all budding young artists! The Childminding Ireland Children’s Art Competition is back again this year to celebrate and nurture the talents of the children you look after. It was …

21 October

Chairperson’s Note Autumn 2020

Dear Members What a strange year, we are living through. As I write this, the uncertainty continues with Covid-19 and the restrictions to the way we live our lives. Who …

19 June

Childminding During COVID-19 Guidance Documents

Childminding Guidance Documents to support you as a childminder working during COVID-19 are below: Childminding During Covid-19 Guidelines updated 19 January 2021 (PDF) Childminding Risk Assessment Template updated 19 January …

28 May

Nothing new about childcare pods…

There is nothing new about Childcare pods – Childminders having being doing it for years! Childminders have been minding small groups of children in a home based setting for years. …

14 May

Home Entertainment During COVID-19

Below are some stay at home activities which have helped Childminding Ireland staff make things more interesting for their families during lockdown. Let us know what has been working for …

13 May

Online Resources

Here are a selection of online resources which may be of use to you and your family during COVID-19. Children’s Resources Learning Through Play Aistear, the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework …